AB is the only system that lets you wear headphones and use cell phones, wireless headsets and other devices the way people with normal hearing do.
Wireless • Hands-Free • Hassle-Free Hearing
The outer ear’s shape is all about capturing sound. So when it came time to choose a location for Harmony’s microphone, the decision was natural. The T-Mic is situated near the entrance of the ear canal, where it can take full advantage of the outer ear’s remarkable sound-gathering ability.
T-Mic’s natural placement and wireless connectivity mean that you or your loved one can simply hold a phone up to the implanted ear and use it just like people with normal hearing. There are no special wires, cables, or adapters/connectors required—you can even use a hands-free headset.
Wireless connectivity means that T-Mic is fully compatible with commercial headsets and ear buds like those that come with MP3 players or are found on airplanes and in music stores. So you or your loved one can enjoy in-flight movies or listen to music before buying, just like people with normal hearing.
Hear Your Best in Noisy Surroundings Only with AB.
Proven by Research Expert Gifford
Gifford showed that 11 out of 11 AB recipients understood 44% more sentences
in noise with AB’s unique T-Mic™ than with a behind-the-ear (BTE) microphone1.
The competition has a BTE microphone.
1. Gifford R. Speech Perception in a Realistic Background Noise: Effectiveness of Preprocessing Strategies and External Options for Improving the Signal-to-Noise Ratio. Presentation at the 10th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies, San Diego, CA, April 10–12, 2008.